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    RBS and Natwest banks to close more than 150 branches costing 470 jobs

    The bank said that 30 RBS and 128 NatWest branches would be shut





    Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson suspend advertising on Google









    Brexit threat to anti-corruption fight warns OECD

    The agency questions whether leaving the EU could prompt the UK to weaken the Bribery Act in order to attract foreign investment after 2019






    CEO uses 'snowflake' test when hiring to avoid 'whiny millennials'






    Pound sterling jumps to one month high






    State pension age could rise to 70

    The Government is under pressure to address the spiralling cost of the £100bn-a-year state pension








    British Gas boss condemned for £1m pay rise

    News comes days after Prime Minister warned government would step in to control prices in a market that is 'manifestly not working' for customers






    Why financial markets shrugged off the Westminster terror attack

    Airline and hospitality stocks fell sharply last year after attacks at Brussels airporticon. After November 2015’s Paris attacks, tourism stocks came under pressure too








    'This is what to do if your employee is resigning'

    How you react to a resignation could have a significant impact on your business and workforce






    Next says the outlook is grim but the City is right not to buy it

    The retailer has offered up a deeply pessimistic view of the future for its brick and mortar stores, but its boss is a past master at managing expectations down so he can outperform them





    Eurogroup head accused of racist and sexist comments pressured to quit





    Data points to peak in immigration of European Union workers






    Hungary threatens to ban Heineken over 'communist' red star logo

    Government in Budapest pushes for fines and even prison sentences for anyone selling products featuring totalitarian symbols








    Retailer Next posts first fall in annual profits in eight years

    Next had already warned that trading conditions would be challenging this year, after a weaker-than-expected performance over the crucial Christmas period






    UK homes could see energy bills increase by up to £445 per year

    Several companies have recently hiked their standard variable tariff and customers on fixed-rate plans could face steep price increases if they automatically roll over







    Threat to UK credit rating from cliff-edge Brexit says Moody's

    "There is a risk of a sudden collapse of the negotiations without any substitute arrangements in place," the agency said in a new report ahead of the Government's triggering of Article 50





    UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer





    Retailer Brantano enters administration, more than 1,000 jobs at risk






    Tesco has stopped selling Heineken beers because of Brexit

    The retailer is now stocking only 22 of the 53 brands that it was selling at the start of the year







    Barclaycard boss quits to defend US civil liberties against Trump

    Amer Sajed was born in Pakistan and left for the US at 19 with a one-way ticket and $900 - now he is fighting the President amid concerns about the rights of Muslims, immigrants and women





    CEO pay: Report from Equality Trust shows society's values are twisted





    British based airlines 'told to move to Europe or lose business'






    Primark recalls children's novelty cat leggings over choking hazard

    The high street store is urging customers to return the product

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    RBS and Natwesticon to shut 158 branches





    Rising popularity of online banking prompts the decision to ditch 17% of RBS and 13% of NatWest branches.
    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    State pension age 'could be raised to 70'

    Twenty year-olds may have to work till the age of 70, with millions more having to work till 68
    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    Live Business Live: US stock markets volatile

    Traders send shares up after earlier losses as Congress prepares for healthcare vote.





    Next in first profit fall for eight years

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Lorry firm Eddie Stobart eyes £550m value

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Higher fuel prices hit retail sales

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Hopes fade for Co-op Bank turnaround plan

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Energy price cap implications 'ominous'

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Buy a bond on your mobile in Kenya

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Apple 'paid zero tax' in New Zealand

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Single market benefit 'largely imaginary'

    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business




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    Bank cheques to be cleared within a day

    • 22 March 2017
    • From the section Business
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    Two major US firms 'tricked out of $100m'





    Features & Analysis



    What Next for shops?

    Next spells out what's troubling the High Street
    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    ‘Vegetable ivory’

    How an obscure tree seed is helping to save the elephant
    • 23 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Urban spies

    Are your shoes giving away data about you?







    How many countries?

    Is this dress better travelled than you?
    • 22 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Bear trap

    What really makes Bear Grylls afraid?
    • 22 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Trouble on the ranch

    Threats to trade deals worry US cattle farmers
    • 22 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    Platform Companies Are Becoming More Powerful — but What Exactly Do They Want?

    By JOHN HERRMAN

    With enough success, these businesses go from enabling transactions to controlling entire economies. But these raised stakes also create tensions that are becoming harder to ignore.

    Illustration by Andrew Rae










    One Nation, Under Fox: 18 Hours With a Network That Shapes America

    By JOHN KOBLIN and NICK CORASANITI

    Fox News is a singular force, crafting a searing narrative about what’s happening in the world for millions of viewers, including President Trump.


    Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More

    By NICK WINGFIELD

    The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate.


    North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks

    By PAUL MOZUR and CHOE SANG-HUN

    An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.


    Uber Suspends Tests of Self-Driving Vehicles After Arizona Crash

    By MIKE ISAAC

    The Uber vehicle was not at fault, the police said. But the accident comes at a difficult time for the company.


    Alex Jones Apologizes for Promoting ‘Pizzagate’ Hoax

    By ELI ROSENBERG

    Mr. Jones, a well-known conspiracy theorist, acknowledged that neither a Washington pizzeria nor its owner had been involved in human trafficking.


    Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your Data

    By NATHANIEL POPPER

    Big banks are pushing for new agreements on the customer data they share with technology start-ups like Mint and bettermenticon.


    Renegotiate Nafta? Mexicans Say Get On With It

    By AZAM AHMED

    Uncertainty over the trade deal is hitting the country hard, pinching off foreign investment and lowering growth expectations.


    Welcome to the Podcast. First, a Word From Our Celebrity.

    By ERIN GEIGER SMITH

    Stars like Katie Couric and Lena Dunham often revel in putting a personal spin on the ho-hum ads they read as they host their digital shows.

    Iran Imposes Sanctions on 15 U.S. Companies

    By REUTERS

    Iran accused the companies, many of them military contractors, of human rights violations and of cooperating with Israel.

    Chinese Court Rules in Favor of Apple in Design Patent Disputes

    By REUTERS

    The court, in ruling against a domestic phone maker, overturned a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China.

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    Amazon avoids $1.5bn US tax bill in court ruling

    Judge rules it legal for internet giant to funnel European sales through Luxembourg





    Almost one in five small businesses in UK are struggling to survive









    Twitter: Paid for premium service won't cure what ails the business

    If Twitter can't find a way to draw in more users, no one will be interested in paying for analytics






    Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco are escalating their petrol price war






    Leaving the euro would not help France and Italy, says ECB economist






    The pound is going to take a huge hit, according to Deutsche Bank

    Most economists’ forecasts are still more optimistic than that of the German lender, but few expect the currency to recover from its post-referendum lows any time soon








    British maternity pay is one of the worst in Europe, reveals TUC

    Pay is deemed decent by the TUC if it is at least equivalent to two-thirds of a woman’s pre-maternity leave earnings, or at a rate of greater than £840 per month






    Will Ofcom compo plan force your broadband provider to shape up?

    Getting a credit of £6 off your bill for every day your service is delayed doesn't sound like a lot when you consider the inconvenience of missing out on broadband








    Mortgage approvals slip in February

    There were 42,613 loans made by high street banks in the month, down from a post-Brexit referendum peak of 44,142 in January






    Google just launched a programme to teach black students to code

    The tech giant will select from 25 to 30 students for the residency





    Credit Suisse bankers share £2.5bn bonus despite annual loss





    Twitter considering adding subscription charge






    Ofcom pushes for automatic compensation if customers' broadband fails

    Under the new rules customers could get money back without having to go through potentially arduous claims processes








    Deutsche Bank commits to London after Brexit with new UK headquarters

    Corporate demand for office space in the capital has fallen dramatically since the EU referendum - firms leased 19 per cent less space in central London in 2016 than a year earlier






    Robots and AI are threatening close to a third of UK jobs

    The likelihood of automation is highest in sectors including transport, manufacturing, and wholesale and retail







    Businessman putting job applicants through snowflake test is snowflake

    Marketing man Kyle Reyes says he wants people who can justify their opinions. Just as long as they're the same as his opinions





    Richard Branson writes emotional farewell letter to Virgin America





    Brexit threat to anti-corruption fight warns OECD






    RBS and Natwest banks to close more than 150 branches costing 470 jobs

    The bank said that 30 RBS and 128 NatWest branches would be shut







    CEO uses 'snowflake' test when hiring to avoid 'whiny millennials'

    Someone who’s not proud to be an American is immediately out of the running, as are those who don’t support the Second amendmenticon right to bear arms





    Pound sterling jumps to one month high





    State pension age could rise to 70






    British Gas boss condemned for £1m pay rise

    News comes days after Prime Minister warned government would step in to control prices in a market that is 'manifestly not working' for customers








    Why financial markets shrugged off the Westminster terror attack

    Airline and hospitality stocks fell sharply last year after attacks at Brussels airport. After November 2015’s Paris attacks, tourism stocks came under pressure too





    'This is what to do if your employee is resigning'





    Next says the outlook is grim but the City is right not to buy it






    Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson suspend advertising on Google

    British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Thursday also joined the boycott







    Eurogroup head accused of racist and sexist comments pressured to quit

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Southern European countries were like a man who had spent all his money on 'women and drink' and so can't ask Northern European countries to help them out







    Threat to UK credit rating from cliff-edge Brexit says Moody's

    "There is a risk of a sudden collapse of the negotiations without any substitute arrangements in place," the agency said in a new report ahead of the Government's triggering of Article 50







    UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer

    Despite rising inflation and a weakened pound most of the country’s wealthy think they personally will be better-off after Brexit






    Retailer Brantano enters administration, more than 1,000 jobs at risk

    Brantano currently operates 73 stores and 64 concessions across the UK and employs 1,086 staff

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    Jones Bootmaker sale saves 840 jobs





    The bulk of the footwear chain is sold to investment firm Endless, saving 72 stores.
    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    Uber pulls self-driving cars after crash

    Images show Uber vehicle on its side after apparent high-impact crash with ordinary driver.


    Related content






    Past pension 'mistakes must be avoided'

    The author of a major pensions review tells the BBC that the government must avoid past pension mistakes.
    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    Oil nations look at extending supply cut

    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    WhatsApp can't be terrorists' 'hiding place'

    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section UK


    Tackle vicious cycle of debt, say Lords






    Supermarkets to cut fuel prices

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Instant refund plan for broadband woes

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business
    • comments


    Tesco unlocks trolleys ahead of new £1

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Pay boost for Pearson boss despite woes

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Hermes parcels sorted in car park 'depot'



    Cycle courier wins holidayicon pay battle

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business




    Features & Analysis



    'Backward on pay'

    maternityicon pay "inadequate" say mums
    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Cheaper flightsicon

    Can long-haul air travel also be low cost?
    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    New broom

    What might actually change under F1's new owners
    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business







    Nissan deal

    What did the minister promise the car maker?
    Chris Cook Policy editor, Newsnight

    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section UK





    Ads in your eye

    Tomorrow's mega-adverts could take to the skies
    • 24 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    What Next for shops?

    Next spells out what's troubling the High Street

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    Debt revenue doesn't equal tax revenue

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    Government to pay almost $100m to US companies for botched tender

    Greg Clark said that the Government had settled outstanding litigation claims filed by Energy Solutions and Bechtel in relation to the Magnox contract





    South Western rail commuters promised more seats, faster London trains









    BT gets record fine, Tesco's is coming, but does it matter?

    The financial impact will be limited when set against these companies’ revenues and earnings






    Santander offers staff contracts guaranteeing just one hour a month






    Sir James Dyson is 'enormously optimistic' about trading after Brexit






    Brexit: Sir James Dyson's optimistic but British industry is worried

    As Theresa May prepares to start the Brexit process, the Government has been warned about the dangers of failing to do a deal. But is anyone listening in the La La Land that rules in Westminster and Whitehall?








    Brexit trade deals 'may not have economic benefits'

    The man training our politicians to negotiate Brexit, says that we risk missing the point






    Anger at key rail franchise award to Anglo-Chinese consortium

    New operator takes over during massive summer rebuilding project at London Waterloo








    Trump healthcare defeat helps pound to seven-week high against dollar

    The defeat has caused some in the market to question the President's ability to implement other policies around regulation and tax






    Bank stress test models weak profits and more fines for lenders

    British banks have been hit with misconduct and compensation costs totalling more than £50bn in recent years





    Maltesers, M&Ms and Minstrels packs shrinking by up to 15%





    Jones Bootmaker sold to Endless, rescuing 840 jobs






    Time running out to spend old coins, government warns

    Shops have been told to stop accepting the traditional round coins on 15 October








    Government awards First MTR franchise to run South Western

    First MTR, which will start its operations on 20 August, takes over from Stagecoach, which has controlled the franchise for over two decades






    BT slapped with £42m Ofcom fine for regulatory breaches at Openreach

    The fine is the largest ever to be imposed on a telecoms provider







    Ahead of Brexit, big companies are making few strategic changes

    An overwhelming 89 per cent of respondents to the study said that Brexit had not changed their spending habits





    No Brexit deal would mean a 'painful and costly' EU departure





    Businesses demand action on unreliable broadband






    Everything you need to know about the new £1 coin

    The new coins will be introduced on Tuesday 28 March

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    Brands Try to Blacklist Breitbart, but Ads Slip Through Anyway

    By SAPNA MAHESHWARI


    Companies have difficulty controlling where their ads appear because of the largely automated nature of online advertising.




    Lexey Swall for The New York Times


    Mediator

    The Weekly Standard’s Arsenal to Fight Falsehoods: ‘Facts, Logic and Reason’

    By JIM RUTENBERG

    After a decades-long project to undercut the mainstream news media, some right-leaning organizations are pushing back, our media columnist writes.











    Stocks Take a Hit After Health Care Overhaul Falters

    By PRASHANT S. RAO 1:05 PM ET

    The major market indicators fell to their lowest levels since early February on Monday.


    Bill Gross and Pimco Settle Suit Over His Ouster

    By MARY CHILDS 1:47 PM ET

    A lawyer representing Mr. Gross, co-founder of Pimco, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, filed a request to dismiss his lawsuit.

    New Chairman at Paramount Pictures Faces an Arduous Task

    By BROOKS BARNES 2:12 PM ET

    Viacom is hoping James Gianopulos, who previously ran 20th Century Fox, can bring stability to a studio that lost $445 million in its last fiscal year.


    Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser

    By ERIC LIPTON 35 minutes ago

    The billionaire is advising on regulations, including pressing for a change in an E.P.A. rule that has cost an oil refinery he’s invested in millions of dollars.


    After London Attack, U.K. Wants Access to Encrypted WhatsApp Messages

    By MARK SCOTT

    British lawmakers will meet with American tech representatives as part of a wider push to get Silicon Valley to do more to tackle potential threats.


    American Airlines Seeks China Southern Tie-Up as Traffic Booms

    By NEIL GOUGH

    If an agreement is struck, the Texas-based carrier could gain better access to the growing ranks of Chinese tourists looking to cross the Pacific.


    After Barring Girls for Leggings, United Airlines Defends Decision

    By LIAM STACK

    Passengers were turned away by a gate agent at Denver International airporticon on Sunday morning for their attire, setting off a social media tempest.


    Retail Instincts Propel Investor to Venture Capitalism’s Top Tier

    By KATIE BENNER and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED 1:57 PM ET

    Kirsten Green is unusual for a number of reasons: She never worked at a venture capital firm before starting her own, and she’s a woman in a male-dominated field.


    The Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide



    These 20 venture capitalists – the investors who unearth the tiny start-ups that turn into tomorrow’s behemoths – are on the winningest streaks.


    Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses

    By CONOR DOUGHERTY

    As Congress acts to roll back regulations limiting access to consumer data, several states are considering laws that could have a wide impact.


    Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

    By JO BECKER, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and MAGGIE HABERMAN

    The president’s son-in-law faces questions about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, including a sit-down with the head of Russia’s state-owned development bank.


    Trump Puts a Presidential-Size Spotlight on His Brand

    By ERIC LIPTON and NOAH WEILAND

    The president spent part of this weekend at one of his golf clubs and in a restaurant at one of his hotels, part of a pattern of visits to properties that bear his name.

    On Money


    Platform Companies Are Becoming More Powerful — but What Exactly Do They Want?

    By JOHN HERRMAN

    With enough success, these businesses go from enabling transactions to controlling entire economies. But these raised stakes also create tensions that are becoming harder to ignore.

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    Tesco shareholder opposes Booker deal





    One of Tesco's biggest investors calls for the supermarket to pull its takeover of the food wholesaler.
    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


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    Qatar announces £5bn UK investment

    In the week of triggering Article 50, the government may find Qatar's vote of confidence particularly welcome.
    Kamal Ahmed Economics editor

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business
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    Live Sterling hits $1.26 as FTSE falters

    The pound rises as the dollar suffers, while the London and US markets struggle.


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    Samsung mulls 'exploding' Note 7 relaunch



    Flawed nuclear tender sees £100m payout

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Homebuyers flock to bank of mum and dad

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business
    • comments





    BT fined record £42m for late installations

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Banks given new stress test scenarios

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business
    • comments


    Food chiefs warn on Brexit tariffs

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Dow and Dupont merger gets EU go-ahead

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    Dyson optimistic about post-Brexit trade

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business


    FTSE falls as pound jumps against dollar

    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business




    Also in the News



    McDonald's worker, 94 - I'll never leave





    Swedish hotels offer 'divorceicon refunds'

    • 24 March 2017




    Features & Analysis



    Rehab to riches

    I quit heroin and became a fruit juice millionaire
    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    Just Google it

    How one company came to dominate search
    • 27 March 2017
    • From the section Business





    'Backward on pay'

    maternityicon pay 'inadequate' say mums
    • 26 March 2017
    • From the section Business







    Cheaper flightsicon

    Can long-haul air travel also be low cost?

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    Global stocks, dollar cut losses on hope Trump can move past healthcare

    Stocks, the dollar and U.S. long-dated Treasury yields slipped on Monday but recovered lost ground as investors hoped U.S. President Donald Trump will still be able to bolster the economy despite a defeat over healthcare reform.
    7:21pm BST

    Bank of England to check banks ready for range of Brexit outcomes

    Britain-based banks should take steps to ensure they do not have to curb lending suddenly if the country leaves the European Union in a disorderly way, the Bank of England said on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to start Brexit talks.
    4:54pm BST

    Big Tesco shareholders oppose $4.7 billion Booker deal

    Two of Tesco's biggest shareholders have called on the supermarket group to withdraw its 3.7 billion pound ($4.7 billion) agreed offer for wholesaler Booker , potentially casting doubt on the deal's progress.
    7:58pm BST

    Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger

    Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion (103.45 billion pounds) merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets including key research and development activities.
    7:04pm BST

    German government worried a 'hard Brexit' would cause market turbulence - report

    The German Finance Ministry is worried there will be turbulence on the financial markets if there is a 'hard Brexit', a German newspaper reported on Monday - two days before Britain triggers divorceicon proceedings with the European Union.
    6:40pm BST

    Lloyd's of London to choose Brussels or Luxembourg as EU hub - sources

    Lloyd's of London, the world's largest speciality insurance market, will this week pick Brussels or Luxembourg for its planned European Union subsidiary, after Dublin had been an early favourite, sources say.
    5:35pm BST

    Oil lower again on doubts over duration of output cut

    Oil resumed its slide on Monday as investors remained uncertain whether producing nations would extend an OPEC-led output cut beyond the end of June in an effort to reduce a global glut of crude.
    7:32pm BST

    On the up: German business morale brightest in nearly six years

    German business morale hit its highest level in nearly six years in March, suggesting company executives in Europe's largest economy are brushing off concerns about the threat of rising protectionism and Germany's own election issues.
    1:45pm BST

    Brexit question draws U.S., Russian, Chinese interest at WTO

    China, Russia and the United States said on Monday they were taking an interest in Brexit, a World Trade Organization source said, after a question about a tricky but vital reform required by Britain arose at the Geneva-based trade body.
    6:56pm BST

    German rate setters call for preparing end of ECB's easy policy

    Germany's two representatives on the European Central Bank's main policy-making body called on Monday for it to prepare to wind down its aggressive stimulus policy as soon as economic conditions allow it.

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    France digs in as Peugeot shareholder with stake shift

    France's state holdings agency sold its stake in carmaker PSA Group to the Bpifrance sovereign wealth fund, the government said on Monday, in a move signalling the government's intention to remain a shareholder for years to come.
    6:35pm BST

    Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

    Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google Maps.
    6:01pm BST

    Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of 'buy' ratings

    Shares of Snap Inc jumped over 5 percent on Monday after several of the Snapchat owner's IPO underwriters handed it badly-needed "buy" ratings.
    6:00pm BST

    U.S. air travel at record high on U.S., foreign carriers in 2016

    U.S. and foreign airlines in the United States carried a record number of passengers in 2016, according to the government office that tracks airline traffic, besting the previous all-time high by 3.5 percent.
    5:59pm BST

    EU's competition watchdog says a few merger candidates may have misled

    A "small handful" of companies may have given misleading information when they sought approval for their mergers, Europe's competition commissioner said on Monday, putting the companies at risk of sanctions and fines should regulators find proof of wrongdoing.
    5:48pm BST

    Lloyd's of London to choose Brussels or Luxembourg as EU hub - sources

    Lloyd's of London, the world's largest speciality insurance market, will this week pick Brussels or Luxembourg for its planned European Union subsidiary, after Dublin had been an early favourite, sources say.
    5:35pm BST

    Factbox - Impact on insurers from Britain's vote to leave the EU

    Lloyd's of London, the world's largest speciality insurance market, will this week pick Brussels or Luxembourg for its planned European Union subsidiary, after Dublin had been an early favourite, sources say.
    5:34pm BST

    FTSE hits one-month low as miners, Babcock slide

    Britain's top share index hit a one-month low after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to push his healthcare reforms through Congress hit mining shares and Babcock fell after exiting a contract.
    5:11pm BST

    UK manufacturers urge May to drop threat of no Brexit deal

    Britain's manufacturers told Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday to drop her threat that she might take the country out of the European Union without a new trade deal, saying they would bear the brunt of trade barriers with the EU.
    5:01pm BST

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    Factbox - Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU

    Global banks have warned they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for the expected disruption caused by the country's exit from the European Union, endangering London's status as a major financial centre.
    4:54pm BST

    RBSicon answering regulator questions about Russia money laundering claims

    Royal Bank of Scotlandicon said on Monday the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and other regulators have requested information about allegations the lender was involved in a global money laundering scheme.
    4:19pm BST

    Zurich Insurance says no plans to hike capital now, seeks flexibility

    Zurich Insurance said on Monday it was seeking shareholder authorisation to raise its capital so the board had the flexibility to fund acquisitions or cope with any "extreme stress events", but had no plans to issue new shares now.
    4:06pm BST

    Samsung Electronics says to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries.
    4:00pm BST

    ECB's Nouy sees Monte Paschi rescue soon, working on more

    European authorities will soon decide on a public rescue plan for Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena and are working on similar requests from two smaller lenders, the European Central Bank's top supervisor said on Monday.
    3:46pm BST

    Toshiba wants Westinghouse to file for bankruptcyicon as early as Tuesday - source

    Toshiba Corp wants its U.S nuclear unit to file for Chapter 11 protection from creditors as early as Tuesday, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter, seeking a quick ringfencing of losses before the Japanese parent's financial year ends.
    3:41pm BST

    New budget test puts UK on front line in global drug price fight

    Can society afford modern medicines? It's a question facing governments worldwide and nowhere more so than in Britain, where a new budget test due to take effect on April 1 threatens to throw up another hurdle to patients getting the drugs.
    3:34pm BST

    UBS merges leadership in wealth management product factory

    UBS is merging the leadership of its two divisions responsible for wealth management products, the world's biggest private bank said on Monday, as it tries to improve cooperation between its wealth management units.
    3:27pm BST

    ABB replaces South Korean management after $100 million fraud

    Power transmission and industrial automation company ABB has replaced its senior management in South Korea after an executive disappeared from the business with $100 million (79.43 million pounds).
    3:03pm BST

    ECB should stick to its clearly laid out policy path - Smets

    The European Central Bank should stick to its policy guidance even as the economy gains strength, Governing Council member Jan Smets said, dismissing comments by a "minority" that the bank's guidance on rates and asset buys is up for discussion.

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    Lufthansa expands Asia network with Cathay Pacific tie-up

    Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific will sell tickets on some of each other's routes, boosting the German group's Asia-Pacific network and deepening a partnership in which the airlines already cooperate on freight flightsicon.
    2:55pm BST

    Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in UK in next 3-5 years - finance minister

    Qatar will invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over the next few years, the country's minister of finance said during a visit to London on Monday.
    2:52pm BST

    UK will remain an attractive place for investment after Brexit - Qatar energy minister

    Qatar's energy minister said Britain would remain an attractive place for investment after Brexit and that the UK had the right recipe to contributeicon to Qatar's economic diversification.
    2:52pm BST

    London's reputation slips on Brexit but European rivals lag - survey

    London has seen its standing as a financial centre slip as Britain prepares to trigger its departure from the European Union, according to a survey released on Monday, although rival European cities still lag far behind.
    2:20pm BST

    On the up: German business morale brightest in nearly six years

    German business morale hit its highest level in nearly six years in March, suggesting company executives in Europe's largest economy are brushing off concerns about the threat of rising protectionism and Germany's own election issues.
    1:45pm BST

    Siemens pledges commitment to post-Brexit UK

    German engineering group Siemens said it was committed for the long term to Britain, which will begin the formal process of leaving the European Union on Wednesday.
    1:34pm BST

    BT fined record 42 million pound for business-line installation errors

    Britain's BT has been fined a record 42 million pounds by the regulator for failing to install high-speed lines for businesses fast enough, in an error that is likely to cost the company around 300 million pounds in compensation.
    1:19pm BST

    VW's Audi halts A4, A5 production at Ingolstadt over parts shortage

    German luxury carmaker Audi will halt production of the A4 and A5 luxury models at its Ingolstadt base this week until Thursday due to a parts shortage after a fire at a supplier, it said on Monday.
    1:09pm BST

    Engineering firm Cobham says under investigation by FCA

    British engineer Cobham is being investigated by the country's Financial Conduct Authority in connection with its handling of inside information ahead of a trading update and rights issue announcement in April last year, the company said.
    12:29pm BST

    Banks leaving UK may get years to comply with ECB rules - Lautenschlaeger

    Banks moving from Britain to the EU because of Brexit could be given years to fully comply with European Central Bank rules, a top ECB supervisor said on Monday.

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    On The Edge Of An "Uncontrollable Liquidity Event": The Definitive Guide To China's Financial System


    Is China on the verge of a "tipping point" or as Deutsche Bank puts it, on the edge of an "uncontrollable liquidity event"? For the answer and much more, here is everything you always wanted to know about the current precarious state of China's financial system.

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    Exclusive - Shell and Anadarko mull clean break from Permian venture: executive

    Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp may let a 10-year joint venture in the oil-rich Permian Basin of Texas expire and split their properties, hoping to speed up development, according to a senior Shell executive.
    11:39am BST

    UK will double export finance available to support trade with Qatar - minister

    Britain will double the amount of export finance available to support trade with Qatar to 4.5 billion pounds, trade minister Liam Fox said on Monday.
    11:29am BST

    Decision on Monte Paschi rescue soon; Vicenza and Veneto next: ECB

    European authorities will soon decide on a public rescue plan for Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena and are already working on similar requests from two smaller banks, the European Central Bank's top supervisor said on Monday.
    11:07am BST

    Babcock agrees termination of UK nuclear decommissioning deal

    Babcock International reached a deal with Britain's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) on Monday to end a contract to clean up 12 Magnox nuclear sites, pulling 800 million pounds ($1.01 billion) from Babcock's order book.
    10:48am BST

    HSBCicon less dovish on Fed, now sees two more U.S. rate hikes this year

    Economists at HSBC changed their outlook for U.S. interest rates on Monday, and now expect the Federal Reserve to deliver another two rate hikes this year instead of the one previously anticipated.
    10:11am BST

    EU's Vestager to announce merger decision at noon

    EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will announce a decision on a merger case at around noon, the European Commission said on Monday, without giving further details.
    9:53am BST

    China's Hebei province launches new probe into steel overproduction

    China's Hebei province, a major steel-producing area, has launched a fresh probe into steel overproduction in the city of Tangshan amid concerns that firms have continued to raise output despite mandatory capacity cuts.
    9:40am BST

    China Jan-Feb industrial profits surge most in nearly six years as commodities rally

    Profits of Chinese industrial firms surged almost 32 percent in the first two months of 2017 -- the fastest pace in nearly 6 years -- as prices of commodities from coal to iron ore raced higher.
    9:39am BST

    German business shrugs off political uncertainties - Ifo economist

    German companies are not impacted by the current climate of political uncertainty, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters on Monday.

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    Euro zone household lending grows at its best rate since late 2010: ECB

    Lending to euro zone households grew at its fastest pace since late 2010 last month but corporate lending unexpectedly slowed, fresh data from the European Central Bank showed on Monday.
    9:16am BST

    Morgan Stanley ups European earnings forecasts, says financials in 'sweet spot'

    A stronger-than-anticipated economic recovery, the return of inflation and the region's financial sector in a "sweet spot" has spurred Morgan Stanley to lift its earnings forecasts and targets for European benchmark indexes.
    9:14am BST

    Asia refiners snap up cheap light oil to reap higher fuel profits

    As the cost of light crude drops, some refiners in Asia are snapping up cargoes of the oil that is easier and cheaper to process than their usual diet of heavy crude, chasing profits from making diesel and gasoline.
    9:05am BST

    UK materials testing firm Exova says gets proposals for cash offers

    UK-based materials testing company Exova Group said on Monday it had received proposals for a possible cash offer, including one from Dutch firm Element Materials Technology.
    9:04am BST

    Hyundai suspends China plant for a week amid diplomatic stand-off

    South Korea's Hyundai Motor on Monday said it had suspended production at one of its Chinese factories for a week, fuelling concern that a diplomatic standoff may be hurting sales in the automaker's top market.
    8:25am BST

    Chinese drug approval boosts AstraZeneca's lung cancer hopes

    AstraZeneca has won approval for its lung cancer pill Tagrisso in China, a key market for the potential blockbuster medicine.
    8:25am BST

    Deutsche Bank reduces cheque clearing in euros in Middle East

    Deutsche Bank is to stop clearing cheques denominated in euros for some banks in the Middle East, according to sources familiar with the matter, joining other big banks that cut services in the region.
    8:23am BST

    Miner South32 to buy back $500 million of its shares

    South32 Ltd said on Monday it would return $500 million to shareholders, rewarding investors who had been waiting for the company to use its strong balance sheet and cashflows on bigger payouts or acquisitions.
    5:25am BST

    Citigroup aims to double South Korea wealth assets by 2020

    Citigroup Inc plans to double its wealth management assets in South Korea to around $6 billion by 2020, setting up new offices and investing in digital technology to attract new customers.
    China Southern in talks over American Airlines tie-up

    China Southern Airlines is in talks over a tie-up with American Airlines that could involve the U.S. carrier taking a stake in the state-owned airline, boosting routes between the world's two largest travel markets.
    5:08am BST

    Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

    After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs.
    5:05am BST

    Japanese manufacturers brace for possible U.S. import tax - Reuters poll

    Japanese manufacturers are wary of a possible U.S. border tax, with just over half expecting profits to take a hit if the United States slaps a 20 percent levy on imports, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.
    3:26am BST

    BOC Aviation's 2016 profit rises 22 percent to record, upbeat on outlook

    Hong Kong-listed aircraft lessor BOC Aviation Ltd reported a 22 percent jump to record full-year net profit on Monday, supported by growth in global air travel, and signalled an upbeat industry outlook.
    3:19am BST

    Gulf Arab states push for UK free trade deal after Brexit - officials

    Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, Gulf officials say.
    26 Mar 2017

    Brazil's Andrade Gutierrez tries to sell Cemig, other stakes - report

    Brazilian conglomerate Andrade Gutierrez is looking to sell stakes in power utility Cemig, hydroelectric dam Santo Antonio and call centre group Contax as it tries to cut debt and expand abroad after a corruption scandal, its chief executive officer said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.
    26 Mar 2017

    OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending oil-output cut by six months

    A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday.
    26 Mar 2017

    Cost of wide access to EU single market not yet clear - Rudd

    Interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday the British government did not yet know what kind of cost there may be for trying to get the "widest possible access" to the European Union's single market.
    26 Mar 2017


    German firms doubt good business conditions will last - Ifo chief

    Many German companies doubt the good conditions in Europe's largest economy will last as they fear disruption from new technologies, the head of the Munich-based Ifo economic institute told the Suedkurier newspaper.
    26 Mar 2017


    BP makes third gas discovery in Egypt's North Damietta Concession

    BP has made a gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in Egypt's East Nile Delta, its third in the block, it said on Sunday.

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